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quench

An MRI term for a loss of superconductivity, an event that can only occur in superconducting magnets and results in total magnet failure. It is characterised by a rapid rise in magnet resistivity, which generates enough heat to evaporate the magnet coolant (liquid helium), creating a hazard that requires emergency venting to protect patients and operators.
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Compared to conventional rotary drum continuous-process cooking, recapturing heat and water from cooker overflow and quench systems can result in considerable savings.
Mr McCarthy bought the Threshers franchise in 2007 but says he soon became frustrated with First Quench about issues including the quality of its till system.
First Quench - which also trades as The Local, Haddows, Bottoms Up and Victoria Wine - fell into administration last month after struggling in the recession.
KPMG said 247 of the First Quench stores being closed will trade until November 25, while a further 126 are to stay open until December 2.
First Quench operate around 1200 stores in Scotland, England and Wales and employ about 6300.
First Quench said: "It is with great regret that the board was not able to brief our colleagues prior to it being made public in the media.
When [T.sup.h.sub.q] is finite, we say that the solution [U.sub.h] (t) quenches in a finite time and the time [T.sup.h.sub.q] is called the semidiscrete quenching time of [U.sub.h](t).
Procter & Gamble, based in Cincinnati, has developed Olay Quench Body Lotion with AminoVitamin Complex to more effectively shield skin from adverse conditions, resulting in healthy, radiant body skin.
The Quench line is formulated with an amino vitamin complex to hydrate skin, remove older skin cells, replenish moisturizing agents and repair skin's lipid or moisture barrier against environmental conditions.
Procter & Gamble is introducing Olay Quench Body Lotion with Aminovitamin Complex, a lotion designed to shield skin from adverse climate conditions.
For all its strangeness, our human thirst and feeble attempts to quench it make this encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman a most hopeful story.
In the manufacturing industry, water is normally used to quench, or cool, metal.